Fri. Jan. 19th - Sun. 21st, 2018


All events will run from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm in Lower Queens Park unless otherwise stated

Subject to change without notice


Weather Dependent Event     Live Entertainment    Offsite Avtivity


  Saturday Only Event






  Jason Thorne FMX Snowmobile Stunt Show

12 pm and 3 pm daily

Jason Thorne FMX Snowmobile Stunt Show - will be happening

on the corner of Queen Street and Lakeside Dr. Jason and his

team will do 75 feet long jumps and aerial stunts in mid flight.

Don't miss it!!




Proudly Sponsored by



Scavenger Hunt - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
It's scavenger Hunt time down at Lower Queens Park. 
Sponsored by The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority


 Ice Carving Demonstrations at The Park 10:00 am start
See Ice Blocks transform into works of Art by professional Ice Carvers.
Supported by Stratford Winterfest.


Ice Building Blocks - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

250 blocks (5lbs each) of ice will be provided in a contained area for children to get creative and build their very own ice structures.
Supported by Stratford Winterfest.


Tot Play Area 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Stratford Cygnets Co-Operative Preschool presents toys and activities for the younger crowd. Slides, shovels, blocks, all the fun things younger children will enjoy playing with in the snow.  The little ones with a fun and fantastic play area.
Supported by The Cygnets Co-Operative Preschool Centre Inc


Face Painting - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
People of all ages come up to the Stratford Festival Marquee and get their faces painted.


CRP Sitting Arena Saturday - 10:00am - 4:00 pm
Sit and enjoy the day at one of the many CRP Plastic Chairs and Tables throughout the park.
Supported by CRP Products.


Winter Carnival Games - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Try a variety of fun carnival games for all ages
Supported by Stratford Winterfest


Winter Mini Golf - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Try out 9 unique holes of mini golf on our specially designed course.
Supported by Stratford Winterfest


Snowshoeing - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Snap on a pair of snowshoes and snowshoe around the park. Snowshoes provided.
Supported by Stratford Winterfest


Stratford Festival Warm Up Area 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Warm up in the Stratford Festival Marquee. Face Painting, warm beverages and cookies available to purchase.


Obstacle Course 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Come play and have fun in our Winterfest obstacle course.
Supported by Embro Cooksville Tire Ltd and Just Pipe.




Fatbike Frolic Obstacle Course 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Participants can ride fatbikes -specially built for winter riding conditions

around a predetermined obstacle course.
Sponsored by Totally Spoked






Apple Land Train Rides 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ALL ABOARD! Take a trip around the park ! Free train rides for the entire family.


Proudly Sponsored by






Hockey Shoot Out 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
You shoot, you score!! Try this cool hockey shoot out.
Supported by Stratford Winterfest


Little Tracks Petting Zoo 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Interactive farm animal display. Wander over to see animals big and small.

Take part in hourly feeding sessions. Educational talks will take place

telling interesting facts about the animals.
Supported by Stratford Winterfest


Snow Man Stroll - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Make your way through a winding frosty path of decorated snowmen from local schools - place your vote at the info booth. 
Supported by Stratford Winterfest.


Snow Slide Rides - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
A fun and interactive slide! A cool ride, perfect for youngsters to enjoy!
Supported by Dig-it LTD


 Robbin Wenzoski - Woodcarving 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chainsaw carver and Artist Robbin Wenzoski demonstrates his talent and will

be on site carving masterpieces.



Proudly Sponsored by






Inflatables 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2 Toddler Inflatables
Supported by Winterfest


  Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi Demo 10:45 am
Renovate your body and soul with a demonstration of this ancient art that strengthens body and mind.
Supported by Stratford Taoist Tai Chi


Pony Rides - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
There will be 2 ponies on site providing rides to children for free - there is a time limit when they are there.
Supported by Stratford Winterfest


 Safety Training Demonstration - 1:00 pm (time subject to change)
Join the Stratford Fire Dept and St John's Ambulance Responders as they join together in partnership to provide a live demo of a rescue on ice, be aware of your surroundings around ice and what to do if you find yourself in trouble.
Sponsored by The Leisure Activity Council of Stratford.


Rose Danen is to be at Winterfest on Saturday, January 20th from 1pm to 2pm in the Marquee - warming area. Meet and Greet and Photo opportunities with Stratford Fair Ambassador.
Rose Danen was crowned the 2017-2018 Stratford Fair Ambassador at the fall fair last September. During her reign, she will have opportunities to attend different events such as the Stratford Fair, Chicken BBQ, Breakfast with Santa at the market, the convention in February held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto, and will attend the CNE in Toronto next August representing the Stratford Fair. Rose is attending Waterloo Oxford District Secondary School in her 5th year and is looking forward to enrolling in the journalism program at Carleton University in 2018.


   Pete's Dragon in the City Hall Auditorium - 3:00 pm
Presented by Queen of The Square. Come join us in the City Hall Auditorium for a free movie at 3 pm.
Supported by the Animation Fund through RT04.


   Practically Hip Concert - 7:00 pm - 1:00 am 
Canada's number on hip tribute band is coming to Stratford.   Open act Stratford's Own

Soul Revival.  Advance Tickets $20.00 or $25.00 at the door.  Purchase tickets at

Watson's Chelesa Bazaar, Schooley Mitchell or online at 

Call 1.844.508.0932 or visit for details.



Colouring Contest
(bring your colouring page) participants can bring their

colouring page delivered through The Leisure Activity

Calendars to local schools to the information booth at

The Park or drop off at The Kiwanis Community Centre

before 3 pm on Sunday, to be entered into a draw.
Supported by Stratford Winterfest.